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BCYF Youth Advisory Committee

The committee works to identify, discuss, and inform BCYF leadership on youth issues and programming.

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Contact us

For more information about the BCYF Youth Advisory Committee, please call 617-635-4920 or email Joan Lanigan at joan.lanigan@boston.gov.

What happens at the committee

Teens on the committee make positive changes in their neighborhoods through projects and volunteering.

Committee efforts include:
  • volunteering at City events, such as the Elderly Commission’s New Year’s event and the BCYF Citywide Swim Championship
  • attending a service day at the American Red Cross Food Pantry
  • attending a service leadership trip
  • providing a youth voice for projects at many organizations. Groups have included Urban Edge, The Mobility Project, and the Mass. Department of Mental Health, and
  • planning and putting in place events and programs for youth across Boston.